Author Topic: Douglas James Rowles in hospital blues needs improvement please  (Read 211 times)

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Douglas James Rowles in hospital blues needs improvement please
« on: Saturday 03 April 21 11:14 BST (UK) »
Douglas James sustained some awful injuries in WW1 and spent 2 months in Baschurch Hospital and many more months receiving treatment for his injuries. Although he must have been in constant pain he is remembered for being very mild mannered and always helpful.

This picture is somewhat faded and could do with brightening up.
Douglas is second from the right in the front row.

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Re: Douglas James Rowles in hospital blues needs improvement please
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 03 April 21 12:43 BST (UK) »
Quickie :D :D :D Will try to get back to it later.

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Re: Douglas James Rowles in hospital blues needs improvement please
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 03 April 21 12:54 BST (UK) »
just tweaked what is already there


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Re: Douglas James Rowles in hospital blues needs improvement please
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 03 April 21 15:04 BST (UK) »
My try. Once again I've had to scale back the image jpeg quality to "8" (on a scale of 1-12) to stay under Rootchat's image size restrictions. I'll e-mail you the best quality photo.

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Re: Douglas James Rowles in hospital blues needs improvement please
« Reply #4 on: Saturday 03 April 21 23:16 BST (UK) »
One from me
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Re: Douglas James Rowles in hospital blues needs improvement please
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 04 April 21 01:22 BST (UK) »
My try. :)
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Re: Douglas James Rowles in hospital blues needs improvement please
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 04 April 21 18:18 BST (UK) »
As the title says hospital blues, was the original posting colourised in some way?

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Re: Douglas James Rowles in hospital blues needs improvement please
« Reply #7 on: Monday 05 April 21 09:59 BST (UK) »
The blue uniform worn by soldiers in military hospitals was known as the 'Convalescent Blues' of 'Hospital Blues'. Men arrived at the hospital from the front in filthy lice-infested army uniforms, and the Convalescent Blues were an aid to preventing infection and disease. They also identified the wounded soldier as the returning hero.
Sadly the picture above was in Black and White but here is a picture showing the colour.

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Re: Douglas James Rowles in hospital blues needs improvement please
« Reply #8 on: Monday 05 April 21 14:01 BST (UK) »
Here he is in his hospital blues
Pat
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